The following recalls have been announced:
OVERARCHING FLOOR LAMPS
DETAILS: Floor lamps imported by West Elm, a division of Williams-Sonoma Inc. of San Francisco; sold at West Elm retail stores nationwide, West Elm catalogs and http://www.westelm.com from March 2011 through November 2011 for about $250. The floor lamps were manufactured in China.
WHY: A short circuit can occur in the lamp's wiring, posing a shock hazard to consumers.
INCIDENTS: At least 39 reports of short circuits in the lamp, including three reports of shock, one report of a minor burn to a consumer's finger and two reports of minor property damage.
HOW MANY: About 5,750.
FOR MORE: Contact West Elm toll-free at 1-855-236-1941 between 7 a.m. and midnight EST seven days a week, or visit the company's website at http://www.westelm.com.
DETAILS: HP 1040 and 1050 fax machines were imported by Hewlett-Packard Co. of Palo Alto, Calif.; sold at electronics, computer and camera stores nationwide, and online at http://www.shopping.hp.com and other websites from November 2004 through December 2011 for between $90 and $120. The fax machines were manufactured in China.
WHY: The fax machines can overheat due to an internal electrical component failure, posing fire and burn hazards.
INCIDENTS: Seven reports of fax machines overheating and catching fire, resulting in property damage, including one instance of significant property damage and one instance of a minor burn injury to a consumer's finger. Six incidents were reported in the U.S. and one in Canada.
HOW MANY: About 928,000 in the U.S. and 240,000 in Canada and Mexico.
FOR MORE: Contact HP toll-free at 1-888-654-9296 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. EST Monday through Friday, or visit the company's website at http://www.hp.com/go/faxrecall/US-en.